As pilgrims throng, collections go up in Sabarimala temple

As the festival season at Kerala's Sabarimala temple crossed the halfway mark, the total collections have gone up by Rs 14 crore to Rs 141 crore as compared to the peak festival season last year, according to temple authorities.

Sabarimala festival season begins on a high

Five days after the famed Sabarimala temple opened this season, collections recorded have gone up by 22 percent as compared with the same period last year, according to temple authorities.

Sabarimala season to get five million pilgrims

Nearly five million pilgrims are expected to visit the revered Ayyappa temple here when it opens Monday for a two-month pilgrimage season, officials said.

Girl`s visit to Sabarimala: Five officials found guilty

A departmental probe report has found five officials guilty of allowing the 11-year-old daughter of Sabarimala temple Chief Priest to visit the shrine, where entry of women in the age group of 10-50 is barred.

Toonz coming out with animated film on Lord Ayyapa

Toonz has completed a full-length film on Lord Ayyappa, the presiding deity of the famed Sabarimala temple in Kerala, which is to hit the big screen by mid-November, when the two-month long pilgrimage season of the hill shrine begins.

Thousands worship at Sabarimala temple in Kerala

Thousands of devotees from different parts of the country offered worship at the hill shrine in Kerala during the `Makara Samkrama puja`.

Kerala all set for Sabarimala `Makaravilaku`

2 years after a stampede killed 100 pilgrims at Sabarimala temple, authorities are determined to ensure that the event passes off peacefully.

Sabarimala pilgrimage season begins today

Sabarimala temple pilgrimage season is all set to begin when the sanctum sanctorum opens on Friday. The pilgrimage season coincides with the first day of Malayalam month `Vrishickam`.

Yeddurappa offer worship at Sabarimala temple

Former Karnataka Chief Minister B S
Yeddyurappa and his son BY Raghavendra, MP offered
worship at the famous Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala.

The light on Markarsamkarama day an `aarti’

This year "Makaravilakku", marking the finale of the two-month long pilgrim season of Sabarimala, falls on January 15.

‘Woman cops trekking Sabarimala violated norms’

A police probe has found that two woman constables trekking Sabarimala violated the age-old custom of the shrine that restricts the entry of women.

Golden attire procession to Sabarimala from Dec 23

The four-day procession of `Thanka Anki` (golden attire), to be decorated on the Ayyappa idol,
begin from Aranmula on December 23.

35-year old woman enters Sabarimala temple

A purification ceremony was performed at the Lord Ayyappa temple after a
35-year-old woman entered the shrine.

Sabarimala pilgrimage begins

The Sabarimala pilgrimage in Kerala, during which over 100 pilgrims were killed in a stampede early this year, began early Thursday morning.

HC nod to Virtual Queue System at Sabarimala

Permitting online booking for
darshan, Kerala High Court on Tuesday gave its nod to introduce
Virtual Queue system at Sabarimala.

Sabarimala: Kerala would rather be safe than sorry

Haunted by last season`s tragedy, a cautious Kerala government has come up with a new footpath, a bridge and a slew of measures to decongest the route leading to the Sabarimala temple this year.

New procedure to elect head priests of Sabarimala

Head priests of the
Sabarimala Ayyappa temple will now be selected by a special
selection committee comprising members of the Travancore
Devaswom Board among others.

SC refuses to entertain PIL on `Makarajyoti` row

The Supreme Court on Friday
refused to interfere with the `Makarajyoti` controversy
surrounding the famed Sabarimala Temple in Kerala and asked
the petitioner to approach the state high court for remedy.

Sabarimala stampede toll reaches 104

The tragedy occured when a jeep crashed into homebound pilgrims at Pulmedu in Kerala.

Sabarimala temple launches website

The website focuses on helping devotees in getting police assistance and other information related to the pilgrimage.